WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Judd Gregg has emerged as Democratic President Barack Obama’s top candidate for U.S. commerce secretary and a decision could come as early as Monday, an administration official said on Saturday.
Pollution in China has caused an alarming rise in the number of babies with birth defects, a senior official says.
By Deepa Seetharaman
NEW YORK, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Fannie Mae, the largest provider of funding for U.S. home mortgages, on Friday said its portfolio of investments rose in December, while delinquencies accelerated in the previous month on loans it guarantees. Delinquency on
BEIJING, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) — China’s Ministry of Public Security Friday exposed three more Web sites it deemed ‘containing a large amount of lewd content’ and ordered the sites for immediate cleaning. The three sites are, namely, the Beijing-based
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called on world leaders to set about reforming international financial institutions to prevent a repeat of the circumstances that led to the current financial crisis. Speaking to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour during a
AP – In the face of growing protests and rising unemployment, the British government said Saturday it understands the frustration of energy workers who have walked out over the hiring of foreign citizens. But it warned against protectionism, saying isolating the British economy would only make the downturn worse.